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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Stockholder Meeting to Be Held on May 05, 2016















MCLEAN, VA 22102-3491



  Meeting Information      


  Meeting Type: Annual Meeting



  For holders as of: March 10, 2016





  Date:  May 05, 2016                     Time: 10:00 AM EDT




   Corporate Headquarters      


 1680 Capital One Drive





 McLean, VA 22102



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Voting items         
  The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:         
  1.   Election of Directors         
  1a   Richard D. Fairbank       3        Advisory approval of Capital One’s 2015 Named Executive Officer compensation.
  1b   Patrick W. Gross       NOTE: To transact such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.





Ann Fritz Hackett

  1d   Lewis Hay, III         
  1e   Benjamin P. Jenkins III         





Peter Thomas Killalea



Pierre E. Leroy



Peter E. Raskind



Mayo A. Shattuck III



Bradford H. Warner



Catherine G. West



The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR proposals 2 and 3.


  2       Ratification of selection of Ernst & Young LLP as independent auditors of Capital One for 2016.